Film Journey was founded in 2003 by Doug Cummings to review repertory, indie, and world cinema screenings in Los Angeles and abroad. In 2010, Film Comment named Film Journey a “Top Film Criticism Site.”
Doug also co-founded Robert-Bresson.com and Masters of Cinema, now a premium DVD/Blu-ray label in the UK. His writing has been published in DVD liner notes, film festival catalogs, books, magazines, and the LA Weekly (see Other Publications).
In 2009, he co-founded the successful grassroots movement Save Film at LACMA. He moderates film events in Los Angeles and led a year of screenings and discussions at Echo Park Film Center. He has worked as a web editor for UCLA Film & Television Archive, and a programmer/editor for the American Film Institute.
Doug is currently in the graduate program in Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Southern California, where he teaches sections on world cinema. In addition at USC, he is completing his graduate certificate in Digital Media and Culture. He lives near Los Angeles with his wife Katie and daughter Alexandra.